Gabriel Benitez’s return to light-weight is ready.

The UFC introduced Tuesday that “Moggly” will face Omar Morales in a 155-pound bout on the UFC’s upcoming present on Could 13. ESPN was first to report the reserving.

This will probably be Benitez’s first light-weight look within the UFC. He competed at 155 kilos previous to showing on the primary season of The Final Fighter: Latin America as a featherweight. Benitez, 31, is 5-Three since making his UFC debut in November 2014 and sports activities a 21-7 report general. In his earlier outing, he misplaced by second-round TKO to Sodiq Yusuff, snapping a two-fight win streak.

Morales (9-0) made a profitable UFC debut in December with a win over Dong Hyun Ma after incomes a contract on Dana White’s Contender Sequence final 12 months. The 34-year-old Venezuelan has gained seven of his professional bouts by knockout or submission.

The Could 13 UFC present is ready to happen at VyStar Veterans Memorial Area in Jacksonville, Fla., and it is going to be headlined by a lightweight heavyweight bout between Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira.

See the up to date card beneath:

Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira

Ben Rothwell vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Alexander Hernandez vs. Drew Dober

Ray Borg vs. Ricky Simon

Marvin Vettori vs. Karl Roberson

Philipe Lins vs. Andrei Arlovski

Michael Johnson vs. Thiago Moises

Sijara Eubanks vs. Sarah Moras

Hunter Azure vs. Brian Kelleher

Gabriel Benitez vs. Omar Morales

Chase Sherman vs. Ike Villanueva





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